GRE Word List


denying the existence of God; N. atheism

The meaning of the word atheistic is denying the existence of God; N. atheism.

Random words

understatestate with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
commemoratehonor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
metaphorimplied comparison; CF. simile
cozencheat; hoodwink; swindle
comportbear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
madrigalpastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
whittlepare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
equabletranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
graduatedarranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)